ISBN 9780070677227,Ganong's Review of Medical Physiology

Ganong's Review of Medical Physiology



Tata McGraw - Hill Education

Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9780070677227

ISBN-10 0070677220


Edition 23rd
Number of Pages 715 Pages
Language (English)


Market in the USA: Medical students (16,000 per year), Osteopathic and Chiropractic students (5,000 per year), Nurse Practitioner students (5,500 per year), Physician Assistant students (4,500 per year) Readers will be able to download study questions to their iPod Online Learning Center offers cases, illustrations, and exam questions Includes 800 full-color illustrations.
Table of contents :-
Section I: Cellular & Molecular Basis of Medical Physiology
1. General Principles & Energy Production in Medical Physiology
2. Overview of Cellular Physiology in Medical Physiology
3. Immunity, Infection, and Inflammation
Section II: Physiology of Nerve & Muscle Cells
4. Excitable Tissue: Nerve
5. Excitable Tissue: Muscle
6. Synaptic & Junctional Transmission
7. Neurotransmitters & Neuromodulators
8. Properties of Sensory Receptors
9. Reflexes
Section III: Central & Peripheral Neurophysiology
10. Pain & Temperature
11. Somatosensory Pathways
12. Vision
13. Hearing & Equilibrium
14. Smell & Taste
15. Electrical Activity of the Brain, Sleep-Wake States, & Circadian Rhythms
16. Control of Posture & Movement
17. The Autonomic Nervous System
18. Hypothalamic Regulation of Hormonal Functions
19. Learning, Memory, Language, & Speech
Section IV: Endocrine & Reproductive Physiology
20. The Thyroid Gland
21. Endocrine Functions of the Pancreas & Regulation of Carbohydrate Metabolism
22. The Adrenal Medulla & Adrenal Cortex
23. Hormonal Control of Calcium and Phosphate Metabolism & the Physiology of Bone
24. The Pituitary Gland
25. The Gonads: Development & Function of the Reproductive System
Section V: Gastrointestinal Physiology
26. Overview of Gastrointestinal Function & Regulation
27. Digestion, Absorption, & Nutritional Principles
28. Gastrointestinal Motility
29. Transport & Metabolic Functions of the Liver
Section VI: Cardiovascular Physiology
30. Origin of the Heartbeat & the Electrical Activity of the Heart
31. The Heart as a Pump
32. Blood as a Circulatory Fluid & the Dynamics of Blood & Lymph Flow
33. Cardiovascular Regulatory Mechanisms
34. Circulation Through Special Regions
Section VII: Respiratory Physiology
35. Pulmonary Function
36. Gas Transport & pH in the Lung
37. Regulation of Respiration
Section VIII: Renal Physiology
38. Renal Function & Micturition
39. Regulation of Extracellular Fluid Composition & Volume
40. Acidification of the Urine & Bicarbonate Excretion
Answers to Multiple Choice Questions